Monday, September 15, 2014
Death By Chocolate - Part 1
Now THIS is a homework project!
I admit that, when Jack came out of school last week asking for a chocolate bar so he could take the wrapper to school for a project, I didn't whole heartedly believe him. He got the chocolate though, and the wrapper was dutifully sent to school. He has now come home with the official Creative Homework sheet and sure enough it is entitled "Death By Chocolate"!
At last.... something I reeeeaaalllly want to know about!
Jack has plumbed for his usual crafting, research, and writing. He wants to design and make his own chocolate box (including making his own chocolates although that's not on the sheet and I might have to speak to his teacher about if he would be allowed to take them to class), and learn/write about where chocolate comes from and how it's made.
We've only chatted about it a bit this evening (it's Beavers night too) but he is very excited about making his chocolate box and wants an undead death by chocolate theme. He helped to design this header! And with Halloween being just after this project ends I couldn't think of a better theme! Ideas he's come up with so far include a graveyard box, zombie head box, brain shaped chocolates - we have the mould we used for the jelly last Halloween - and all manner of other gruesome ideas.
This is going to be fun!
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